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Thank you, XXXXX XXXXX well informed of the laws because I have been going at this divoce for 5 months now. I do a lot of research and use websites like this one to help me out.
The only problem with the community property is that there is NO community property except the furniture in our apt. and our 2 cars (only mine is paid off, he owes more on his than it is worth). I would have to sue him personally, is that not the case? Or how would I go about suing him?
NOW there is no community property because our bank accounts are empty.
To make a very long story a little bit shorter....my husband is a financial advisor. I received a check for $200,000 from the sale of a home that I owned with my grandmother and that she lived in (she now lives in senior apt.housing). Since he was my husband AND a my financial advisor, I told him to put the money into a risk-free fund in my name only with his firm (UBS). He did not do that, he put the money into both of our names and, without my knowing it, he gambled it away in the stock market or slowly siphoned it out of the account over the last 4 years. I did not know the money was gone until the divorce.
He also stated on Match.com (yeah, I know, he's a real winner) that he has been "planning" this divorce for 2 years. It is in writing and my attorney and I both have a print-out of it. Is this any kind of proof of pre-meditated theft?
I know...it's very complicated and a horrendous story....more horrendous since we have a 3-year old child that he is also trying to take custody of even though I have been a stay-at-home Mom the whole life of my child.
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